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Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the prosecution of perpetrators of violence during the 2019 general election to serve as deterrent to others wishing to indulge in such act ahead of Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday issued Certificates of Return to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, and his deputy, Moses Ekpo.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Akwa Ibom state branch, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to address some of the lapses observed during the 2019 general elections.
A coalition of civil society groups in Rivers State has called on the Federal Government and the Independent National Electoral Commission not to consider staggering the rescheduled elections.
Some residents of Anambra have expressed sadness over the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing it as `unfortunate’.
A civil society organisation, Development and Integrity Goals (DIG) Foundation, has embarked on a road walk in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi capital to sensitise the electorate on the need to eschew violence during the general election.
Barely 23 days to the presidential and National Assembly elections and 37 days to the gubernatorial and state Assembly elections, the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) governments have insisted on the essence of credible elections in the country.
Training of 2,641 corps members, recruited as ad-hoc staff by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for general elections, have been official declared open in Adamawa state.
No fewer than 11,000 Corps members in Kano state are currently undergoing training organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Wednesday in Abuja urged religious leaders to maintain neutrality before, during and after the forthcoming general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari says it is a “matter of concern” that terrorism and violent extremism have continued to threaten the peace of West Africa.
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be truly independent and show its loyalty to Nigeria and neither to any particular politician nor individuals.
Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) warns that it would be dangerous to deny Nigerians free, fair and credible elections in 2019, a situation that might result in political conflict
The British Government has said it would not interfere in Nigeria’s 2019 general election. Britain, however, urged the Nigerian Government and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ensure that free, fair, credible and violent free election is conducted.
The Presidential candidate of the PDP and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law, the Electoral Act amendment which is on his desk, if he is really interested in the conduct of free, fair and credible elections.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, says he is convinced beyond any doubt that 2019 elections will be a victory walk for the PDP.
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The Pramatic Shareholders Association of Nigeria (PSAN) has condemned the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) suspension of the 42rd Annual General Meeting of Oando Plc which was scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) on Tuesday, described the conduct of the senate president election for the 9th National Assembly as ”free and fair.”
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men at the Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin, for the alleged murder one Isiaka Sikiru.
Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic’s state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil field on Tuesday, Congo’s oil ministry said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated heartily the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has begun moves to reconcile its aggrieved members across the five states of the South East geo-political zone of the country.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone wants to bring Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso to the Spanish capital this summer as the Rojiblancos look to rebuild their backline.
Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open on Sunday, but says matching Roger Federer’s 20 Grand Slams haul will not become an obsession.
Facebook will announce a new cryptocurrency this month, according to a report by The Information. Facebook employees who work on the project, called Libra, can choose to be paid in the cryptocurrency token instead of hard cash, the report says. Previous reports have suggested that a global launch would happen next year.
Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti says that he is unsure whether his international team-mate Antoine Griezmann will join him at Camp Nou next season.